Workshops and Online Learning

Our Dealing with Dementia workshop provides caregivers with tips and strategies for caring for their loved ones and themselves, based on an evidence-informed approach. Participants will learn how to navigate the "Dealing with Dementia Guide," an extensive 360-page manual designed for caregivers. You will also receive insights about dementia caregiving, including problems, practices, tips and self-care.

This four-hour class is a program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.

Times and dates:

Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual 

$25, with scholarships available 


The class is full and registration has closed.


Financial assistance

If paying for this course would be a hardship, financial assistance is available through the generosity of the Riverside Foundation. You may reach out to Melissa Tilman at 757-298-4110 or

Need respite care in order to attend?

If you need guidance on respite care options available in your area, please reach out to Melissa Tilman at 757-298-4110 or

Call 1-888-597-0828 if you need immediate assistance.

About our instructors

A certified Riverside instructor will facilitate this course:

Christy Jensen

Christy Jensen

Dr. Christy Jensen is the Director of Health Services Research for the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health.

Dr. Jensen holds a doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies, with a specialty in gerontology, from the University of Delaware. She is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Gerontology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master Trainer with the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.